CGI Selected By State Of California Department Of Transportation To Build Next Generation Enterprise Resource Planning And Business Intelligence Solution



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    FAIRFAX, VA, June 9 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:  
GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process
services, announced today that it has been selected by the State of California
Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to deliver its web-based AMS
Advantage(R) 3 enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business intelligence
(BI) solution for use by both Caltrans' headquarters and district offices. The
4-year contract is valued at US$20.2 million.
    CGI will implement its built-for-government AMS Advantage Financial
Management solution to meet the State's need to modernize its aging technology
and address the increasing complexity of funding sources and legislative
changes. The solution includes business intelligence tools and a data
warehouse to provide reporting and data analysis, as well as Enterprise
Application Integration (EAI) to link Caltrans' legacy and future systems. The
comprehensive solution will help Caltrans better manage its US$14 billion
budget, improving operational efficiency, accountability and access to
information.
    "The State of California has been our partner for over 25 years. We are
delighted to expand our relationship and begin delivering results for
Caltrans," said Josetta Bull, Vice-President, CGI, State of California. "CGI
is in the business of satisfying clients. Our successful work in eight (8)
other state DOTs is both a testament to the strength and quality of our
application and an indicator of our commitment to the State and Local
marketplace. We look forward to putting it all to work for Caltrans."
    From cities, counties, states, schools and universities, CGI's AMS
Advantage ERP solution works for government at all levels and helps its public
sector clients, including the largest U.S. city and county, better serve 90+
million citizens. Designed specifically for government, the solution
incorporates CGI's 30 years of expertise and experience in the public sector
market. AMS Advantage helps governments achieve the highest level of
accountability while enhancing services to their constituents, through
integrated functionality, workflow and configurable processes. The result is a
significant improvement in operational efficiency, reliability and overall
performance.

    About CGI

    Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent
information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI
and its affiliated companies employ approximately 27,000 professionals. CGI
provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from
offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from
centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue
run rate stands at $3.8 billion and at March 31st, 2008, CGI's order backlog
was $12.04 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE
(GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX
Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.

    Forward-Looking Statements

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relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of that term in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of
1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, as amended, and are "forward-looking information" within the meaning
of sections 138.3 and following of the Ontario Securities Act. These
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expectations and beliefs, and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other
factors, of which many are beyond the control of the Company. These factors
could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking
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restricted to the timing and size of new contracts, acquisitions and other
corporate developments; the ability to attract and retain qualified members;
market competition in the rapidly-evolving IT industry; general economic and
business conditions, foreign exchange and other risks identified in the MD&A,
in CGI's Annual Report or Form 40-F filed with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission (filed on EDGAR at www.sec.gov), the Company's Annual
Information Form filed with the Canadian securities authorities (filed on
SEDAR at www.sedar.com), as well as assumptions regarding the foregoing. The
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only as of the date on which they are made. In particular, statements relating
to future performance are forward-looking statements and forward-looking
information. CGI disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required
by applicable law. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements or on this forward-looking information.




For further information:

For further information: Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355, lorne.gorber@cgi.com;
Media: Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, US Communications, (703) 227-6161,
linda.odorisio@cgi.com


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